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Marshall, Illinois


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Marshall, Illinois

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High Points

Marshall strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Marshall Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 12% Marshall Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Marshall Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Marshall, Illinois

Comparing Marshall to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Age of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Racial Diversity 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 2 1

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 4 4

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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Marshall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 62441
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.391
Longitude -87.693

Marshall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TERRE HAUTE IN STATE
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station CHARLESTON
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Station ROCKVILLE
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Marshall Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,771 100%
Male 1,726 45.8%
Female 2,045 54.2%
Under 18 894 23.7%
18+ 2,877 76.3%
65+ 824 21.9%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.87
White 3,708 98.3%
African-American 11 0.3%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 5 0.1%
Mixed Race 32 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.5%

Estimated Marshall Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,724
Growth -47
Growth % -1.2%

Marshall Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28%
US/American 19.3%
Irish 14.5%
English 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
French (except Basque) 4%
Danish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.7%
Norwegian 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
African 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
European 1.1%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
Canadian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marshall, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Albright (62441)
Clark Center (62441)
Clarksville (62441)
Oliver (62441)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marshall 3,771 $42,909
Casey 2,942 $36,941
Kansas 842 $34,318
Martinsville 1,225 $36,853
Paris 9,077 $37,872
Vermilion 239 $36,875
Westfield 678 $37,941

Marshall Public Libraries

Library
Marshall P.l.
612 ARCHER AVENUE
Marshall, Illinois
(217) 826-2535
Library Web Site

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Wal-mart in Marshall

(As of 2006)
1608 Il Hwy #1
(217) 826-8061
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Marshall High Schools (2004)

MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL
806 N 6TH ST
217-826-2395
Serves 431 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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